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Lauren Highfill
Associate Professor of Psychology

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Sal Capobianco

Emeriti Professor of Psychology

Sal CapobiancoBehavioral Sciences Collegium
PhD., Rutgers University

Specialty: Leadership, Conflict Behavior
Phone: 727.867.8428
Office: Continuing Education Center
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Sal Capobianco received his Masters Degree from the University of Kansas and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Sal was at Eckerd from 1974 to 2008, where he has held a variety of positions. Sal's research interests centered on understanding the characteristics of effective leaders and conflict behavior. In addition to being a psychology professor, Sal also served as the Director of Assessment at the Management Development Institute, which is located on the campus of Eckerd College. In his free time, Sal enjoys boating and barbeques.

B.A. or B.S.

Students majoring in psychology have the option of completing a Bachelor of Arts or Science. The B.A. program is intended for students who want a strong background in psychology as preparation for careers in such areas as law, public health, and medicine. The B.S. program is intended for students who plan to go on to graduate school in some area of psychology.

The Eckerd Difference

<strong>Rachel Feinberg</strong>---Atlanta, GA---Psychology

"Eckerd met every one of my expectations and more. Here I can be driven, focused, and able to explore any area I please thanks to the dedication of teachers, faculty, and friends. At the same time, I am able to take advantage of Eckerd's beautiful environment, calming atmosphere, and fun activities to make my education experience an enjoyable one." - Rachel Feinberg, Psychology major